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Table 4 The deformation of Cross-sectional area with or without GCS

From: Thigh-length graduated compression stocking cannot increase blood velocity of the common femoral vein in patients awaiting total hip arthroplasty

CSA (mm2) Without GCS With GCS P-value Reduction%
GSV 5.8 ± 3.4 3.2 ± 3.1  < 0.01 44.8%
PTV 11.5 ± 6.8 5.8 ± 6.5  < 0.01 49.6%
GV 14.0 ± 9.3 5.6 ± 5.1  < 0.01 60.0%
PV 39.7 ± 14.3 16.9 ± 11.0  < 0.01 57.4%
SFV 53.6 ± 22.2 34.2 ± 22.0  < 0.01 36.2%
  1. Values are mean with SD
  2. GSV Great saphenous vein, PTV Posterior tibial vein, GV Ggastrocnemius vein, PV Popliteal vein, SFV Superficial femoral vein